The Ithenites,[1] also known as Dayen,[2] were a sapient species, a civilization of copper-colored diminutive humanoids[3] native to the planet Ithen[4] in the galaxy's Beta Quadrant.[5] (ENT episode: "Azati Prime", TOS episode: "Journey to Babel")

History and cultureEdit

Their homeworld was Ithen,[6] a class M planet also known as Orodanga[7] in the Eta Virginis[8] star system. (DTI novel: Forgotten History)

First contact between Ithenites and Humans had occurred at some point in or before 2154. In that year, the 31st century temporal agent Timot Danlen mentioned the Ithenites to the Human captain Jonathan Archer as future members of the United Federation of Planets. (ENT episode: "Azati Prime")

An Ithenite freighter crew was captured by Vertians in 2163. They were rescued from Gamam Vertis IV by Federation Starfleet. (ENT - Rise of the Federation novel: A Choice of Futures)

In 2267, the USS Enterprise ferried Federation delegates to a Babel Conference about the admission of Coridan Prime. Among the diplomates as a female[9] and two male[10] Ithenites. (TOS episode: "Journey to Babel", STO - Agents of Yesterday mission: "Return to Babel")

In 2270, Danga Sitru served as the Federation councillor from Ithen. (DTI novel: Forgotten History)

Ithenite clothing

Ithenite outfit.

From 2409 onwards, Ithenite clothing, based on the 2267 delegate outfit, was sold commercially by the Lobi Crystal Consortium. (STO website: The Undiscovered Lockbox!)

Alternates timelinesEdit

In an alternate timeline, the Ithenites were members of the Interstellar Coalition, and attended the conference on Babel to discuss Earth's admittance to that body in 2264. (ST - Myriad Universes novel: A Less Perfect Union)



  1. ENT episode: "Azati Prime"
  2. Stardate Magazine Issue 11: "April 1986"
  3. TOS episode: "Journey to Babel"
  4. DTI novel: Forgotten History
  5. Stardate Magazine Issue 11: "April 1986"
  6. DTI novel: Forgotten History
  7. Stardate Magazine Issue 11: "April 1986"
  8. Stardate Magazine Issue 11: "April 1986"
  9. STO - Agents of Yesterday mission: "Return to Babel"
  10. TOS episode: "Journey to Babel"

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